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FOX
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
speak to kevin collins mother and sister says police officially named a person of interest in his disappearance nearly 30 years ago. the disturbing details please share today about a man who they say it may be involved. good evening everyone. >> i am julie and her san francisco police say man with a history of kidnapping and molesting children is a person of interest in the kevin collins kidnapping case and he was questioned about the disappearance of 10 -year-old kevin collins 1984 and investigators say they recently discovered the same man has been arrested in san francisco two years earlier under the name, wayne jackson and spent six months in jail for felony lewd acts on a child. basso learned he was on the run from police in canada and under another name. >> he was wanted in canada under the name of raymond williams stuart for 1973 incident when he kidnapped and sexually assaulted two juveniles. >> he died in san francisco 2008 of natural causes. last week investigators dug up the home in the garage where he lived in 1984 and they say small bone fragments found there appear t
KRON
Feb 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
in the 1984 san francisco kidnapping of kevin collins. >> this is scary, we are terrified. >> the girl was last seen going to school. she was on school and when she did to get home when she did not home >> we take numerous leads. it brings the realism back. >> we want to make sure that we do with thorough job >> they are trying to place to gather how this happened. in fairfield, kron 4 news. >> east of interstate-80. this is just across the street from the elementary school. just how close. this is off of highway 12. >> only on kron 4. this is the kidnapping of kevin collons..this is a photograph of dan therrian. who went by the name of "kelly." this is his california drivers license photograph from march 2003. therrien lived at the home that police searched on tuesday, looking for clues in kevin collins disappearance. his one time haight- ashbury residence on masonic, is across the street from saint agnes - where collins attended basketball practice before vanishing in 1984. one of therrien's former landlords tells us. he wore shoulder length, blond hair - similar to description of th
KRON
Feb 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
of 10 year old kevin collins. just hours ago -- we obtained a photograph of the man, whose identity was *first uncovered right here on kron 4. >> but first tonight -- developing news out of fairfield at this hour. a young teenaged girl is found murdered in a park. i''m pam moore -- right now. kron 4's charles clifford is live at the scene --- charles what do we know? >> reporter: we found that the teenager was found deceased earlier this morning. crime scene investigators have been here all morning trying to find out what happened. according to the fairfield police department, around 6:45 friday morning, an officer was performing a security check here near allan witt park, when he was flagged down by someone who reported seeing a possible dead body. >> he responded and said the there was a young white skinned female deceased in a parking lot. >> reporter: he responded over and found a young light skined femle deceased near the parking lot. so far, very little is know about the woman. she's described as being in her teens and investigators are trying to figure out who she is. police
FOX
Feb 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
a person of interest and 10 -year-old kevin kevin collins remains frozen in time he disappeared while walking home from school in 1984. >> this case is a case that haunts the san francisco police department and the place of san francisco and the police revealed new details about wayne jackson described as a person of interest. last night ktvu was there as investigators left the home of kevin collins mother after showing her these photos. jackson died in 2008 and he fits the physical description of the man the kevin collins was last seen talking to. >> he lived far -- not far from where the abduction happened he yet a dog similar to the dogs of the suspects seem to have. >> eyewitnesses and research of this house in 1984 failed to conclusively tied to the case. investigators today said jackson had five different identities and the history of kidnapping, lewd acts and sexual assault against the boys in canada and one at f isherman's wharf in the years before kevin collins disappears . cold case investigators develop new leads property in search of jackson's old house last month. that's
KRON
Feb 7, 2013 4:00am PST
head lines on the kevin collins case. >> san francisco police are asking for the public's help in finding additional information about the man than a therrien, the man kron for firms identified as su4 disappearance of kevin collins. >> he has a history of kidnapping and sexual assault involving children. in 1981 he was arrested in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping a lonnd lewd acts are a child. he was bailed out, then was a no show at his court date. >> in 1982 he was arrested on that outstanding war, then pleaded guilty to felony lewd acts on a child. he was sentenced to six months in jail and three years' probation. >> therrien was also wanted in canada for a crime in 1973. >> police say he kidnapped and sexually assaulted two children. >> he was arrested and charged, but once he was released, he fled canada. >> police say he was never caught because, in part, used so many different names. >> san francisco police chief great suhr says the kevin collins case as long haunted him and his department. he says he remembers when collins went missing. he was relatively new on
KRON
Feb 1, 2013 8:00pm PST
. only on kron 4. new details about the suspect in the 1984 san francisco disappearance of kevin collins. we have exclusively uncovered the man's picture. and details on his background. >> this city park it does have a lot of weird people. you have to keep your eye on your children. oh >> reporter: though there is suspicious activity finding a body is not normal. in fairfield, alecia reed, kron 4. >> pam: only on kron 4, new details about the suspect in the 1984 san francisco disappearance the kevin collins. we have a exclusively uncovered demands picture and details of his background. this is a 2003 california drivers license photograph of dan therrian. he went by the name of "kelly." therrien once lived at the home that police searched on tuesday. as they looking for clues in kevin collins disappearance. his one time haight - ashbury home on masonic avenue. is across the street from saint agnes - where collins attended basketball practice before vanishing in 1984. therrien died in 2008. of a heart attack. at the age of 51. that means he was 28. when kevin vanished. tonight, kron-4's te
FOX
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am PST
. >>> for the first time police are publicly naming a person of interest in the disappearance of kevin collins. dan therrien / jackson died in 2008. he had a history of kidnapping years before kevin collins disappeared and he fits the description of the man last seen talking to kevin collins. >> when we heard his background, i just got chills. in a way he has gotten away with murder. he never had to face a court of law with almost everything he did apparently but he faced a higher court. >> this is the same man we talked about yesterday and investigators recently developed new leads in the kevin collins case prompting a search of jackson / dan therrien's old home. now police are turning to new leads in the kevin colors case. stay with us for the kevin collins case, we will bring you new developments on air and on line. >>> chuck reid is expected to begin a yearlong campaign to raise the city's sales tax. he will deliver his state of the city address and his address will focus on crime and the economy. he will most likely ask voters to pass a tax hike next year which is the latest will it show up on
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
, and says the investigation is very much alive. tonight the family of the mission child, kevin collins, is reacting to a major development in this highly publicized cold case. let's bring in nbc bay area's terry mcsweeney with the details. terry? >> reporter: a lot of people have been following the disappearance of kevin collins for many years. tonight i spoke with steven collins, kevin's brother. he said he has seen many breakthroughs over the years, but this one looks like the real thing. this is the person of interest in the disappearance of kevin collins. this is man san francisco police knew mostly as wayne jackson. he had at least four aliases, and that's what threw police off his trail. >> based on jackson's description, his residence on masonic avenue, his ownership of a large black dog, and his criminal history, we are investigating jackson as a person of interest in this case. >> reporter: jackson was 6 feet tall, blond, and had a black dog, just like the person last seen talking to collins in february of 1984 at masonic and oak streets in san francisco. jackson lived on maso
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 1:05am PST
you then. police are revealing new evidence in the 1984 disappearance of kevin collins. it is a story you first heard about here on abc7 news last tuesday. police released these two photos of a man they identified as wayne jackson. but he had a number of aliases including the name he went by when he died in 2008. leslie brinkley spoke with kevin collins' relatives and she has their reaction. >> you have to remember it has been 29 years since 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared and it has been one week since police reopened the cold case and dug up bones. today police are asking for the public's help, and today the family is shaking their head and asking why more wasn't done sooner? san francisco police want people to look at this man's photo and see if they remember him from 29 years ago. he is a man of many names, wayne jackson, raymond william stewart, tellly leigh dawson, kelly sean stewart and dan leonard therion. >> in 1981 jackson was arrested under the name of wayne jackson in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. >> for the first time san franci
KOFY
Feb 7, 2013 12:00am PST
went by when he died in 2008. leslie brinkley spoke with kevin collins' relatives and she has their reaction. >> you have to remember it has been 29 years since 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared and it has been one week since police reopened the cold case and dug up bones. today police are asking for the public's help, and today the family is shaking their head and asking why more wasn't done sooner? san francisco police want people to look at this man's photo and see if they remember him from 29 years ago. he is a man of many names, wayne jackson, raymond william stewart, tellly leigh dawson, kelly sean stewart and dan leonard therion. >> in 1981 jackson was arrested under the name of wayne jackson in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. >> for the first time san francisco police say jackson had a history of child molestation including the sexual assault of two juveniles in canada. he got out of prison in 1984. it was the same year kevin collins was abducted. using a different name jackson lived one block away from the school. jackson was na
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 4:30am PST
got out of prison in 1984th same year that kevin collins was abducted using the name dan therrien. he lived a block away from where cribs disappear-- from where he disappeared. >> they are doing everything they can. we had our office right next door to where this guy was. we were there for six months. he was living there probably laughing at us. >> authorities dug up the garage of his house and found what appears to be animal bones that are now being analyzed. >> developing news, san jose police are searching for a suspect would escaped from instead by stealing a police van while handcuffed. authorities say the 32-year-old sanchez was arrested on drug-related warrants yesterday. he was uncomfortable when they put him in handcuffs because of his large 5' 8" 275-pound frame so officers did a favor by linking him to two sets of handcuffs. he stretched his arms and slip the legs through the cuffed arms and took off in the van which still had the keys in the ignition. the van was located two hours later a mile away. sanchez was on probation for drug charge but will now likely face new char
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 5:00am PST
in the investigation into the 1984 disappearance of kevin collins. san francisco police are holding a news conference this afternoon that could center on this man, dan kelly, a "person of interest" in the case who died five years ago. the boy was seen leaving school in the haight-ashbury in february of 1984. he was ten. the suspect lived across the street from the school. at the time the police searched his home but did not find anything. last week, as we first reported police returned with dogs and found small bone fragments in the basement which have been sent to a laboratory for analysis. our reporter will have more on the case in a live report in the next half hour. >> police are planning a news conference today in fairfield over the investigation of a murder of a 13-year-old girl. they have identified the body of the teen last week. the 13-year-old showed this surveillance video in fairfield on thursday afternoon at corner of grand circle four miles from the park where her naked body was discovered on friday morning. in word of any arrests in the case so far. her cousin is planning a vigil at th
KRON
Feb 4, 2013 8:00pm PST
about the man considered the prime suspect in the 19-84 disappearance of 10-year-old kevin collins. and a look at the work being done to get the new eastern span of the bay bridge open to commuters by labor day. >> jacqueline: this live look outside the golden gate bridge. reduced visibility are around a number of places. the fog could be an issue. . well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >> pam: now for a look at our top stories at eight- thirty. we are getting our first look at a 13-year old girl found dead in a fairfield park. family members tell us, genelle conway was found strangled friday morning. a day after she was reported missing from nearby suisun city. investigators have not rele
SFGTV
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
is for workplace violence. we had a press conference today on the kevin collins case. a search warrant was served late last week or last week. what happened was when the cold case units were transitioning, they decided to take another look at it. they came up with a suspect who had basically kidnapped a juvenile out of a store in 1981 for which he was arrested. he absconded, was arrested again on a warrant in '82. he was convicted. he lives right basically across the street from where kevin collins was taken. he has a large black dog. witnesses that saw the suspect said that the suspects had a large black dog. this suspect was contacted back in 1984, interviewed, denied, consent search to his residence. photo spread shown. the witnesses were unable to pick him out. so, he was not -- absent any other evidence, he was not able to be proceeded upon at the time. they developed further information that he committed two other sexual assaults on minors, 13 year old boys in canada. more information was developed. those leads are continuing to be followed at which point in time they were able to secure a
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
of the most high profile missing child cases, the 1994 disappearance of 10-year-old kevin collins. 1984, excuse me. today police release ed stunnin new details about a man that's dead they're calling a person of interest. nbc bay area's arturo santiago joins us with the new information on this cold case. arturo? >> reporter: raj, investigators do now have a new person of interest in the case of kevin collins who disappeared in 1984. the problem is this person of interest has been dead for more than five years. >> ai appreciate the fact we're still working on this. >> reporter: police are referring to this new person of interest as wayne jackson. although he's used a total of five different aliases and in 2008 he died of natural causes under the name of dan therrien. >> this case is a case that haunts the san francisco police department and the city of san francisco and has pretty much throughout the entire career of everybody that's standing here. >> reporter: new members of the cold case unit had recently been reviewing the case and while reviewing notes on an old interview with jackso
KRON
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am PST
no idea who they are.no. they have no io they are. >> new details this morning in the kevin collins case. san francisco police are asking for your help in finding additional information about this man. then therrien, the man kron 4 first identified as a suspect in the 1984 disappearance of kevin collins. therrien has a history of kidnapping and sexual assault involving children. in 1981 he was arrested in a fisherman's area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. he bailed out, then he was a no show at his court date. in 1982 he was arrested on that outstanding warrant, then he pleaded guilty to felony lou tax on a child. he was sentenced to six months in jail and three years' probation. >> therrien was also wanted in canada for a crime in 1973. police said they he kidnapped and sexually assaulting two children. if he was arrested and charged, but once he was released, he fled canada. if police say he was never caught because, in part, he used so many different names. >> send francisco's chief grewg suhr says that kevin collins case has long haunted him and his department. he says th
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am PST
evidence if a 1984 disappearance of kevin collins, investigators have released these two to toes of the man identified at wayne jackson but he used a number of fake names including dan therrien the name he was using when he died in 1988. jackson had a history of child molestation including the sexual assault of two kids in canada. he got out of prison in 1984, the same year that kevin collins was abducted at age ten. he lived a block away from where collins disappeared. >> the individual with five names that now we know had a history of molesting young boys, he should haven a much stronger suspect. authorities dug up the garage on masonic and found what appears to be animal bones that are tested in analyzed. >> fairfield police are asking for your help in the killer of a 13-year-old, the guardian also reported her missing last thursday evening. the girl's naked body was found friday morning at the park. investigators say an autopsy confirmed she was killed. they will not say how. police are also not releasing any information of possible suspects or suspicious vehicles. a surveillance video
KRON
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am PST
in the kevin collins case. what his former employers had to say. when the kron four morning news continues. your forecast, when we continue. >> taking a look at the stock market this morning. futures trading shows all three indexes in the positive this morning. that's after stocks turn in their worst performance of the year so far yesterday. after posting strong gains for the month of january. on wall street. the dow lost 129-points. to fall below 14-thousand. falling technology stocks cost the nasdaq 47-points. and the s-and-p-500 lost 17-points to fall below 15- hundred. we'll track the numbers as the opening bell rings at 6:30 this morning. >> let us check your forecast. >> good morning. low cloud coverage but it is not as bad as a yesterday. temperatures on the mild side. 40's and 50's. 47 in downtown san francisco. taking a look at the time being. widespread fog and a cloud coverage. this is a pattern that we typically see for the summer months. as we go for the afternoon it will start to burn off. a mixture of sun and clouds mainly along the coast. plenty of upper 50s. fremont, 56 de
KICU
Feb 5, 2013 11:30pm PST
in the kevin collins case. san francisco police are investigateing the 1984 disappearance of the 10-year- old boy visited his mother's home tonight. ktvu's rita williams is live in contra costa county and tells us the investigators had photos they showed to family members, rita. >> reporter: that's right julie. about 7:30 tonight, san francisco police left the concord apartment here that belongs to anne collins, kevin collin's mother. as you see in these exclusive pictures three invest investigators from the san francisco police department isn't several hours tonight talking to kevin collin's mother, two of his sisters and a brother. we know police showed them this picture of the lead suspect dan therrien who died in 1978. they also showed them what he looked like in 1974, when witnesses say they saw kevin talking to a man with a big black dog. >> i am convinced that the investigation is going in the right direction. >> reporter: that direction led them last week to dig up the concrete floor of the garage of this house on masonic where therrien lived. two different cadaver dogs alerted at the
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
is a case that has haunted san francisco police for nearly 30 years. what happened top kevin collins? kpix 5 reporter joe vazquez tells us that this man may have taken the secret to his grave. >> reporter: in 1984, police were investigating the most high-profile missing child case in a generation. it turns out a neighbor of kevin collins had a sordid past. wayne jackson had a record that involved child molestation. he also had a black dog, just like the man kevin was last seen talking to. >> this case is a case that haunts the san francisco police department. >> reporter: now, 29 years later, police chief greg suhr is revealing for the first time that jackson is a person of interest in the case. but why wasn't he arrested back then? >> he was detained. he was interviewed. he allowed a consent search of the same house we just did a search warrant on. a photo spread was shown to the two witnesses that described the suspect. they weren't able to pick him out of the photo spread. >> they knew enough about his past. they dropped the ball on this
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
ever to closing the kevin collins case. tonight they have named a person of interest in the decades old disappearance of the 10-year-old boy. kpix 5 reporter phil matier tells us investigators suspected him from the start. >> reporter: but he proved to be a very elusive character even though his history would have put him in the spotlight from the beginning. >> reporter: at the time he was known as wayne jackson but the man in the spotlight now for the abduction of kevin collins 30 years ago went by many names before dying of natural causes in the sunset in san francisco in 2008. >> this case is a case that haunts the san rancisco police department and the city and has pretty much throughout the entire careers of everybody that's standing here. >> reporter: a fresh look at the crime by the cold case unit let to the searched of his old haight district home last week where jackson and his roommate lived just blocks away from where 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared on the way home from basketball practice in 1984. jackson was a suspect in part bec
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
with an update on the kevin collins case. collins was the 10-year-old boy that vanished from san francisco in the haight back in 1984. police recently searched the house in connection with the case and recovered what they initially believed to be animal bones. >>> the obama administration is defending a justice department memo that authorized drone of attacks against americans working with terrorists overseas. the memo says such actions are legal under three conditions. if the suspect is engaged in planning operations to kill americans, if it's not possible to capture the suspect before an attack, and if the operation follows u.s. laws and war principles. >> these strikes are legal. they are ethical and they are wise. >> critics say such an attack would violate the constitutional rights of an american terror suspect to trial by jury. so far there's only one known case of an american targeted with a drone strive, anwar al- awlaki in yemen back in 2011. >>> east bay, chopper 5 is over the house fire in berkeley we told you about at the top of the news. th
SFGTV
Feb 5, 2013 12:30am PST
a search warrant that was issued and served yesterday, i am going over a cold case the kevin collins case from 84 and, the first one that was put on the milk car ton and we had good information that was developed and working with the f.b.i. we got a search warrant and the serve in alamena county allowed us to borrow two of the cadaver dogs, the dogs hit, both of them inside of the premise, and there was excavation done and bones found. and it appears that they are the bones of an animal. and the investigation goes and continues, there are more interviews to be done before we put out any picture id of a person of interest and we have strong suspicion to believe that we are on the right track as far as figuring this thing out. sadly, it may have been too late and the person of interest has been dead since 2008 but nonetheless it might get the family closure if we can figure it out. we will not quit and we will find out what happened. >> that is going to conclude my report and i am going to now pass it over to. the fourth quarter fdrb recommendations. >> i'm curious as to why item number 9 w
ABC
Feb 2, 2013 6:00am PST
it will bring an end to this long investigation. ten-year-old kevin collins disappeared almost 29 years ago, last seen at a bus stop in san francisco. abc7 news reporter said the main person of interest in the disappearance had a rap sheet that included kidnapping. >> abc7 news was the first on scene tuesday when police took jackhammers into this home on masonic avenue. that's where dan therrion lived. he also went by the name kelly. he was questioned six days after kevin collins disappeared. they went to question him six days after kevin disappeared. but they went back this year and tore up the floor that might link him to the boy. home is right away cross the street from kevin's old school. therrion he had a dog. lead investigator told abc7 vic lee a key detail of what two witnesses saw way back in 1984. >> we had another adult witness telling that they saw kevin in front of 1106, 1108 masonic. there was a white man there again in his 20s or 30s and had a big great dane black dog. >> during this week's search, cadaver dogs located bones in the police of that home. they say the bones could
ABC
Feb 2, 2013 8:00am PST
developments this morning in the nearly three decade old disappearance of kevin collins. we have learned the name of a key figure in the case and why police are hoping it will bring an end to this long investigation. he was just ten years old when he disappeared almost 29 years ago. last seen at a bus stop in san francisco. sergio quintana says the main person of interest in the disappearance had a rap sheet that included kidnapping. >> we were the first on the scene on tuesday when police took jack hammers into the home. our source says that is where dan lived. those sources says he went by the name kelly. he was questioned by police after kevin collins disappeared and they never searched his backyard or basement at the time. but investigators returned to the home this week and tore ust the basement floor looking for evidence. the home is across street his old school. our sources say he had a dog. the lead investigator in this cold case told abc7 reporter vic lee a key detail of what two witnesses saw way back in 1984. >> we had another adult witness telling they saw kevin in front of 1
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
with dan and cheryl. >> disappearance of kevin collins and why police issued a plea for information bay person suspected in a 30-year-old kidnapping. >> also, nearly a dozen people hurt on san francisco most-popular cable car lines. what caused the car to suddenly stop wout warning. >> a call for help in the kevin collins missing child case, police hoping someone will come forward with information about this man seen in two photos. he may have been last person to see the 10-year-old before he disappeared nearly 30 years ago. police want help. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> i'm cheryl jennings. police say the person of interest in the case had several aliases and an extensive criminal record. vick he was the first reporter at the search scene and led the coverage on this story. let's start with test results. >> the chief theld news conference to ask for help in solving this case. that is why he's hoped to jog people's memories. also released information about the past that helped convince investigators that this man may be responsible for the disappearance of a little boy. the person o
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am PST
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KICU
Feb 6, 2013 11:30pm PST
tonight about the cold case disappearance of 10-year-old kevin collins. for the first time, san francisco police are publicly acknowledging a suspect, or to use their term, a person of interest. the man, now deceased had many aliases and a criminal record. >> reporter: 10-year-old kevin collins remains frozen in time. he disappeared while waiting for a bus after school in san francisco's haight-ashbury neighborhood in 1984. >> this is a case that haunts the san francisco police department and the city of san francisco. >> reporter: today police revealed new details about wayne jackson. police say he fits the physical description of the man collins was last seen talking to. >> he lived not far from where the abduction happened. he had a dog similar to the dog that the suspect was seen to have. >> reporter: at the time, eyewitnesses and a consense search of jackson's house failed to conclusively tie him to the case. jackson had five different identities, and a history of kidnapping, lewd acts, and sexual assaults against boys in canada, and one at fisherman's wharf in the years before colli
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
the key suspect in the disappearance of this boy, 10-year-old kevin collins. kevin was last seen leaving his school in april 1984. therion lived uh -- across the street from the school kevin attended. at the time police searched the home and found nothing. last week as abc7 news last reported, police returned with cadaver dogs to search his basement and backyard. they found small bone fragments that have been sent to a lab for analysis. police tell us they will hold a news conference tomorrow afternoon. abc7 news will be there, and we will bring you all of the latest developments. >>> also new at 11:00, an abc news source says lance armstrong is being investigated by federal authorities. it is part of a criminal investigation. the source says they are looking into charges of obstruction, witness tampering and intimidation by armstrong. his fellow cyclists have said armstrong coerced them into using performance enhancing drugs. armstrong was cleared of charges in southern california and today the same attorney reiterated that armstrong would not be charged. but an abc news source says the
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 1:05am PST
. they recently called him the key suspect in the disappearance of this boy, 10-year-old kevin collins. kevin was last seen leaving his school in april 1984. therion lived uh -- across the street from the school kevin attended. at the time police searched the home and found nothing. last week as abc7 news last reported, police returned with cadaver dogs to search his basement and backyard. they found small bone fragments that have been sent to a lab for analysis. police tell us they will hold a news conference tomorrow afternoon. abc7 news will be there, and we will bring you all of the latest developments. >>> also new at an a an abc news source says lance armstrong is being investigated by federal authorities. it is part of a criminal investigation. the source says they are looking into charges of obstruction, witness tampering and intimidation by armstrong. his fellow cyclists have said armstrong coerced them into using performance enhancing drugs. armstrong was cleared of charges in southern california and today the same attorney reiterated that armstrong would not be charged. but an abc
KRON
Feb 2, 2013 7:00am PST
in the 1984 san francisco kidnapping of kevin collins. dan therrian, who went by the name of 'kelly' lived in the haight ashbury home police searched earlier this week. they were looking for clues into collins disappearance. this is a 2003 drivers license picture of therrian. he died back in 2008. therrian's masonic avenue home is located right across the street from kevin's school. kron fours' terisa estacio talked with collins mother about this newest information. ann collins remembers some of these distinctive details with this man that matched the description. in the past, credible witnesses in the past saying that he was last seen with a man with a black dog. this man, who went by the name " kelly ". also had a dog. they do not remember police identified him by name but just focused a suspect of a neighbor that lived near the bus stop. and as far as why now? they are digging up the ground where he used to live at whashe.. as for fisheries and we have spoken to the new inspectors-she has spoken to her theories about the disappearance to the new inspector. she spoke to the new inspector
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
. she got away and police are looking for the suspect. >>> in the case of kevin collins who disappeared nearly 30 years ago, san francisco police have finally identified a person of interest and today kpix 5 reporter da lin spoke to kevin's mother and gets her reaction to why it took police so long to name a suspect. >> over the years i have always said. i don't know who to be angry at. i don't know who. >> reporter: she now knows who to be angry at. she believes this man kidnapped and killed her son kevin collins 29 years ago. >> we might not get the answers and we don't have a burial for kevin. >> reporter: ann doesn't recognize the man but saying looking at his mugshot brings back all the pain and emotions of losing 10-year-old kevin who was last seen leaving basketball practice at a san francisco school. >> it's appointing he got away with this all these years. >> reporter: police say the man had a history of kidnapping and sexual assaults against boys. and he lived near where kevin disappeared in 1984. detectives say the main reason
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am PST
in trying to connect a person of interest with a child abduction cold case. 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared back in 1984 and investigators are now focused on a former neighbor who died five years ago. this man, wayne jackson, had a history of abusing children. he was interviewed at the time collins disappeared and now he is under investigation again for the very same reasons. time, opportunity, location, prior to, who he was, what he had done in the past, same reason he was a person of interest then. >> when he finally was apprehended, he only spent six months in jail and three months probation. they knew enough about this guy. >> jackson was known to have used at least five different names over the years. >>> a triple murder in western sonoma county on tuesday was apparently over marijuana. three men were shot to death in a cabin near forestville. investigators think the three were there to buy a large amount of pot. two of them had come from out of state to make that transaction. the third victim was from petaluma. police say they were sho
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am PST
a person of interest with a child abduction cold case. 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared in 1984. investigators are now focused on a former neighbor who died five years ago. this man wayne jackson had a history of abusing children. he was interviewed at the time of collins' disappearance and now is under investigation once again for those very same reasons. >> time, opportunity, location, priors, who he was, what he had done in the past. the same reason he was a person of interest then. >> when he finally was apprehended, he only spent 6 months in jail and then three months probation. they knew enough about this guy. >> marc klaas has been an advocate for missing children since his daughter polly was kidnapped and killed. >> manned cuffs didn't stop a san jose suspect from stealing a police van. officers are still looking for him this morning. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is outside police headquarters with more on his escape. >> good morning. [ pause ] [ no audio ] >> we are having some issues with cate's audio. we'll check in with her in
KRON
Feb 1, 2013 4:00am PST
. intital reports are that 1 person is dead. new details in the kevin collins kidnapping case. we have learned the name of the prime suspect in the disappearance of collins. dan therian was one of the occupants of the residence on masonic avenue where police started investigating on tuesday. therian went by the nickname "kelly". he died in 2008. authorities say the second person who lived with him, his former partner jack chow, is not a suspect. coming up on the kron four morning news. your full forecast and hillary clinton is her last day on the job. we will hear from her at 5:26 oh! progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your story for a chance to win a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to facebook.com/progresso to enter. >> more on our breaking news amber alert in oakland a 1973 pick up truck it is gray the child is a one year old black female and the male is kim tofree 270 lbs and 6'4"... t
KRON
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
as we bring the kevin collins case. >>this just in to the kron 4 news room kron 4 has just learned that there could be a link with a unsolved cases in an adjacent city. developing tonight -- girl found strangled in a fairfield park. kron4 has just learned, investigators in a nearby city are looking into a possible link with one of their unsolved cases. >>reporter: fairly one year ago, just 50 mi. away from fairfield. and let me show you this is near rosemont. hey body of a 13 year-old was discovered in a park. in this case, it was rosemont parka purif she di of a cross mh to the head, and is this the action. and a blunt trauma to the head. and asphyxiation. >>pam: power shore are they that these are related? >>reporter: they are not -- that shore. both of these were found begu >>pam: dan, thank you. right now, two gunmen are on the loose. they broke into a home in vallejo this morning -- then, opened fire on the people who lived there. kron4's will tran reports from the scene. >>reporter: the adult male at the house came down the stairs and ran across the two suspects. he was shot
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 11:00am PST
say they have new information in the kevin collins cold case and plan to release that information at 2:30 this afternoon. you'll remember collins was last seen leaving his school in the haight-ashbury neighborhood in february of 1984. he was 10 years old at the time. of course we'll be at today's police briefing and have the very latest on nbc bay area news at 5:00. >>> palo alto police this morning still looking for a man who tried to grab an 11-year-old girl. they say the man looks like this, and he attempted to grab that girl on monday as she rode past him on her bike. that girl did tell police she was on emerson street when that man attempted to grab her. the good news is she was able to get away and she got home safely. >> sweeping changes that will affect your mail. today the postmaster general announcing that starting in august the post office plans to stop delivering mail on saturdays. nbc bay area's bob redell is live at the post office in downtown san jose with reaction from today's decision. this is interesting. bob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. yes
ABC
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
learned the main person of interest in the disappearance of 10-year-old kevin collins had a rap sheet including kidnapping. source was knowledge of the investigation tell us it's one of the main reasons that police are focusing now on dan" ferrin. police took jam hammers and tore up the basement floor looking for evidence that might link him to this young boy. the home is across the street from kevin's old school. our sources say he had a dog two, witnesses told police they last saw kevin talking to a man with a large dog. and one saw them tolgt in front of ferrian's house. dog and of course they sent them to the crime lab to be certain of that. >> twitter has been hacked. the company says it's attacked by hacker who's obtained e mail addresses of pass words of 250,000 customers and probably was in the isolated. twitter cancelled the pass words and advised users on how to create new ones. >> bank of america web site has been down most of the day. and if you try to do any banking today thaechl plains the error message you saw. b of a says atms are still working. >> the project is on t
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
and arrest until recently when the cold case unit began looking at this case. >> new at 6:00 kevin collins aunt and uncle say they were hoping for more today. they watched the news conference. his uncle appreciates effort police are making but thinks investigators let jackson slip their fingers in the 08s. >> got to give sfpd credit for reopening the case and putting a lot of resources behind it but they were so close they should have had it. what they're doing now, looks like they're doing everything. we had an office right next door to where this guy was. we were there six months and he he was living that whole time probably laughing at us, you know? it's my feeling. i think they should have had him. >> his aunt says she's not sure why police are making such an effort now to search for a suspect. >> fairfield police are asking for your help to find a killer of a 7th grade girl. the guardian reported her missing thursday evening. the-]9ñm girl's naked body discovered friday morning at allen wit park. today investigators say an autopsy confirmed she was killed but they have not said now.
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
kevin collins was abducted. using a different name jackson lived one block away from the school. jackson was named a person of interest, but that was all. he died in 2008. fast-forward to 2013 when san francisco police reopened the cold case. the family held their breath. bones dug up in the garage of jackson's house appeared to be animal bones. still collins' family is stunned and police never connected these dots before. >> for the individual with five names that now we know had a history of molesting young boys, it seemed like he should have been a stronger suspect back then. >> they said he was a person of interest in 1984. why didn't they connect that with the arrest made in 1981? alias or no alias, they had fingerprints. >> i am not disparaging what they are doing now. it looks like they are doing everything they can. but we had our office right next door to where this guy was. we were there for six months and he was living there the whole time probably laughing at us. >> it is hard going through it all again, and we have nothing concrete. >> police say they are still analyzing the
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
. kevin collins disappeared in 1984 when he was only 10. investigators are now focused on a former neighbor who died five years ago. that's wayne jackson. he is a convicted child molester. he was interviewed at the time collins disappeared. yesterday, police named him as a person of interest in the collins case. >>> tonight, san jose mayor chuck reed will deliver his state of the city address. one big item on the agenda will be public safety. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran found out what else people in san jose would like to hear from the mayor. >> reporter: the city of san jose had its share of roadblocks over the past year. neighbors have seen an increase in crime and members of a police force looking to move out. not to mention the hot topic of pension reform. >> what we need is really a reality check and the reality of the situation is that the city is not doing nearly as well as it should. >> reporter: we sat down with mayor reed this morning to get a preview of the state of the city tonight. despite the city's challenges, he is optimistic
Telemundo
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
live cleo mayorga policia de fairfield blanca ---podria surgir otra pista en la desaparicion de kevin collins, de 10 aÑos de edad, ocurrida hace varias decadas en san francisco. take vo ---la policia informo hoy que pudieron identificar a un sujeto ya fallecido de nombre dan therrien alias wayne jackson, quien hablo con el menor el dia de su desaparicion. ---ahora, las autoridades solicitan que cualquier persona que haya conocido a therrien y que pudiera tener informacion del caso que se comunique con la policia. ---therrien tenia antecedentes penales y en 1984 cuando el menor se desvanecio, dio otro nombre a las autoridades. cesar ---la policia de palo alto busca a un sospechoso de intentar tomar por el brazo a una niÑa de 11 aÑos cuando ella iba en su bicicleta. take vo ---la menor le dijo a la policia, que ella conducia su bicicleta por la calle "emerson" cuando vio al sujeto quien trato de atraparla cuando lo sobrepasaba. ---la niÑa logro llegar a su casa sana y salva. topvo blanca ---tambien, hoy comparecio ante un juez del condado de santa clara, antolin garcia-torres, quien
KRON
Feb 1, 2013 7:00am PST
. the license plate as 7n79574. if you see him call 911. >> new details and the kevin collins kidnapping case the name of the prime suspect in the disappearance of kevin collins. dan therian was one of the occupy the other residents on the sound avenue where police started investigating on tuesday. he led by then it named khalid. he died in 2008. authorities say is that a person who lived with him his former partner jack child is not a suspect. >> an explosion outside the u.s. embassy in turkey. this is an ankara. a suicide bomber is responsible an initial reports that one person is dead and 2 are wounded. the dow jones industrial average trades above 14,000 for the first time since october 17, 2007. on a plan that rate raises to 7.9% but hiring strong grip san ramon chevron beads earnings expectations. profit of over 40 percent, a 7.2 billion in the last three months of the year. >> 7:14 a.m. and we will be back with more in just a couple of minutes. a live look outside from our mt. tam cam. the weather is warm and nice and sunny this afternoon. are we can forecast for you in just a couple o
KRON
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am PST
to your destination. >> new details about the promise of prime suspect in the kevin collins kidnapping. the salmon's as go of the auction made national headlines in 1984. dan therrien the web by the nickname kelly said the last few years of his life crippled with arthritis. if former employer told kron4 that she is surprised that he is a suspect in a decade old mystery. she's as you are from hong, occasionally plaza pa,, occasionally painted custom home furnishing and fix old cars. he also had a long time carter named jack out.partner name jack chow. they weren't together for more than 30 years and he is not believed to be a suspect in the collins case. chow was so distraught over the death of his partner in 2008 he picked up and moved to canada. officials say a five-year old boy has a safely freed after officers stormed an underground bunker in alabama and shot his 65 year old armed captors to death. agents arrested a child yesterday from the gunman who they say was becoming increasingly agitated. the government has identified it as jimmy lee dykes. authorities say he took the child f
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